Goodbye, Ahmadinejad: Rouhani takes over as Iran's president
(CNN) -- Iran's new President Hassan Rouhani took the oath of office Sunday, replacing controversial President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Rouhani, 65, a cleric considered moderate, won the June elections with reformist backing. He campaigned on a "hope ...
Rouhani sworn in as Iran's president
White House extends olive branch as Iran president Rouhani inaugurated
Iran's Rouhani sworn in as president
Irans new leader: Stop sanctions
Iran's new president on Sunday called on the West to abandon the “language of sanctions” in dealing with his country over its contentious nuclear program, hoping to ease the economic pressures now grinding its people. President Hasan Rouhani spoke ...
Iran's new president Rouhani takes oath of office
"If you seek a suitable answer, speak to Iran through the language of respect, not through the language of sanctions," the president said in a speech broadcast live by Iranian state television. He later added that any negotiations would require ...
US says it may be willing to work with new Iran president over nuclear concerns
“The inauguration of President Rouhani presents an opportunity for Iran to act quickly to resolve the international community's deep concerns over Iran's nuclear program,” White House spokesman Jay Carney said in a statement, according to Reuters.
New Iranian leader Rouhani assails sanctions, demands 'respect'
Los Angeles Times
Rouhani's inauguration, the White House said, “represents an opportunity for Iran to act quickly to resolve the international community's deep concerns over Iran's nuclear program.” The Obama administration is still committed to a "peaceful" settlement ...
White House to Iran president: Resolve nuclear dispute
"The inauguration of President (Hasan) Rouhani presents an opportunity for Iran to act quickly to resolve the international community's deep concerns over Iran's nuclear program," said a statement from White House spokesman Jay Carney. The United ...
Christian Science Monitor
Iran's Rohani vows not to surrender to sanctions
Christian Science Monitor
But it was Rohani's explicit reference to US-led sanctions and Iran's controversial nuclear program that drew the loudest applause and will be most closely followed in Washington. As nuclear negotiations over Iran's program remained deadlocked, both ...
Rohani Pledges Moderation as He Takes Iran Oath of Office
Iranian President Hassan Rohani pledged to shun extremism and take a moderate approach to governing the Islamic Republic as he took the oath of office before legislators today. “The government of hope and prudence will have moderation as a basis of its ...
Iran: enter a pragmatist
The inauguration of a new president in Iran is an opportunity for sending messages and Hassan Rouhani did not waste it. He told America in his inauguration speech yesterday that if it wanted an adequate response from Iran, it should not speak in the ...
US offers Iran President Rouhani 'willing partnership'
The US has offered Iran a "willing partnership", after President Hassan Rouhani was inaugurated in Tehran. The White House said Iran now had a chance to allay fears over its nuclear programme and meet its international obligations. Mr Rouhani used his ...